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Sony Xperia C Remove phone

Posted: 28 Jun 2013
Market Status: Released
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Sony Xperia L Remove phone

Posted: 18 Mar 2013
Market Status: Released
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Sony Xperia M Remove phone

Posted: 04 Jun 2013
Market Status: Released
Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phoneSmart phone
OSAndroid (4.2.2)Android (4.2.2, 4.1.2)Android (4.3, 4.1)
Dimensions5.57 x 2.92 x 0.35 inches (141.5 x 74.15 x 8.88 mm)5.07 x 2.56 x 0.38 inches (128.7 x 65 x 9.7 mm)4.88 x 2.44 x 0.37 inches (124 x 62 x 9.3 mm)
Weight5.40 oz (153 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (150 g)
4.83 oz (137 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (150 g)
4.06 oz (115 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (150 g)
ColorsBlack, Purple, WhiteBlack, Red, WhiteBlack, Purple, Yellow, White
Display
Physical size5.0 inches4.3 inches4.0 inches
Resolution540 x 960 pixels480 x 854 pixels480 x 854 pixels
Pixel density

Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

220 ppi228 ppi245 ppi
Technology

Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

TFTTFTTFT
Screen-to-body ratio65.68 %60.85 %57.39 %
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensorLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glassLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass
Camera
Camera8 megapixels8 megapixels5 megapixels
FlashLEDLEDLED
Hardware FeaturesAutofocusAutofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)Autofocus
Software FeaturesFace detection, Smile detection, Digital zoom, Self-timer, Touch to focus, Geo taggingTouch to focus, Face detection, Smile detection, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Self-timerTouch to focus, Face detection, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
Settings Exposure compensation, White balance presets 
Shooting ModesHigh Dynamic Range mode (HDR), PanoramaHigh Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Scenes, EffectsPanorama
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD)1280x720 (720p HD)1280x720 (720p HD)
FeaturesVideo lightVideo calling 
Front-facing camera0.3 megapixels VGA0.3 megapixels VGA0.3 megapixels VGA
Hardware
System chip

System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

MediaTekQualcomm Snapdragon S4 PlusQualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus
ModelMT6589MSM8230MSM8227
Processor

Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

Quad-core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A7Dual-core, 1000 MHz, KraitDual-core, 1000 MHz, Krait
Graphics processorPowerVR SGX544Adreno 305Adreno 305
System memory

System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

1 GB RAM1 GB RAM1 GB RAM
Built-in storage4 GB8 GB4 GB
Maximum User Storage 5.6 GB2 GB
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB
Battery
Capacity2390 mAh1750 mAh1750 mAh
User replaceableYesYesYes
Talk time10.00 hours
the average is 14 h (835 min)
8.50 hours
the average is 14 h (835 min)
10.30 hours
the average is 14 h (835 min)
Stand-by time24.5 days (588 hours)
the average is 16 days (390 h)
20.8 days (498 hours)
the average is 16 days (390 h)
20.8 days (498 hours)
the average is 16 days (390 h)
Talk time (3G)10.00 hours
the average is 16 h (963 min)
9.10 hours
the average is 16 h (963 min)
9.00 hours
the average is 16 h (963 min)
Stand-by time (3G)25.2 days (605 hours)
the average is 22 days (526 h)
18.9 days (454 hours)
the average is 22 days (526 h)
18.9 days (454 hours)
the average is 22 days (526 h)
Music playback54.00 hours43.20 hours39.40 hours
Video playback10.50 hours7.50 hours6.58 hours
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Multimedia
MirroringMiracastDLNA, MiracastDLNA
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playback, Custom equalizerAlbum art cover, Background playback, Music recognitionAlbum art cover, Background playback
RadioFM, RDSFM, Stereo, RDSFM, Stereo, RDS
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker
Cellular
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
UMTS900, 2100 MHz900, 2100 MHz900, 2100 MHz
DataHSPA (unspecified), UMTSHSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTSHSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
Multiple SIM cards2 slots  
Phone features
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, Compass
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Hearing aid compatibility M3M3
Other featuresVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.04.04.0
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band
Mobile hotspotYesYesYes
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0USB 2.0
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSBmicroUSB
FeaturesMass storage device, USB Host, USB chargingMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging
Positioning

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

GPS, A-GPSGPS, A-GPSGPS, A-GPS
NavigationYesYesYes
OtherSyncML, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA syncNFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA syncNFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, ANT+
Availability
Officially announced 18 Mar 201304 Jun 2013
Regulatory Approval
FCC approval

FCC approval - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. Every wireless phone device that is sold in the U.S. has to be tested and approved for sale by the FCC.

   
Date approved

Date approved - Shows the date when the particular phone is approved by the Federal Communications Commission

30 Dec 201312 May 2013 
FCC ID value: PY7PM-0570 linkFCC ID value: PY7PM-0290 link 
FCC measured SAR

FCC measured SAR - Working closely with federal health and safety agencies, such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the FCC has adopted limits for safe exposure to radiofrequency (RF) energy. These limits are given in terms of a unit referred to as the Specific Absorption Rate (SAR), which is a measure of the amount of radio frequency energy absorbed by the body when using a mobile phone. The FCC requires cell phone manufacturers to ensure that their phones comply with these objective limits for safe exposure. Any cell phone at or below these SAR levels (that is, any phone legally sold in the U.S.) is a "safe" phone, as measured by these standards. The FCC limit for public exposure from cellular telephones is an SAR level of 1.6 watts per kilogram (1.6 W/kg).

   
Head0.27 W/kg0.65 W/kg 
Body0.36 W/kg0.40 W/kg 
Product Specific Use1.06 W/kg1.04 W/kg 
Simultaneous Transmission1.25 W/kg1.59 W/kg 

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